Bollywood babes turn cheerleaders for Team India
Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.
With all of India caught up in the frenzy of the India-Pakistan match, can Bollywood's glamorous babes be left behind?
Priyanka Chopra tweeted: "Go Indiiiiiiaaaaa. On the sets of Agneepath.... Shooting till late evening. Gonna be glued to the TV every chance I get!!! Full excitement! We got your back boys.... A billion + prayers and wishes. Just do what you do best.... Make us proud! Jai Hind"
Sonakshi Sinha posted a picture and tweeted: 'De ghumaaaaake! Hehehehahahaha. have never been so excited for a cricket match. EVER.'
Preity Zinta seemed just as thrilled: 'Really excited to go to Mohali for the match tomorrow. This game is going to be a wicked one.... All the Best to the Boyz in Blue ! Ting :-)'
Dia Mirza has a day off today. 'So tomorrow, no shoot! Crew super excited. Office working but I'm certain the TV will be ON with intermittent yelling and cheering;) FUN!' she posted.
Shilpa Shetty is having butterflies in her stomach. She tweeted: 'In Dubai,SL it is in the Finals(watchd the match)!Can't wait for tomw. Butterflies in my stomach,wonder wat r players must go thru,shudder!'
Amrita Arora shared svelte Shipa's feelings. 'Gettin butterflies in my tummy thinkin abt 2mrw,s match...its gonna b INSANE!The atmosphere is already buildin up..waitingg..come on INDIA!' she wrote.
Image: Priyanka Chopra
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Who's in Mohali, who's not!
Amitabh Bachchan once again denied the news about his presence at today's match. 'All asking if I am going to Mohali for the match .. no I am not I am working ... and neither is Abhishek going ..' he wrote.
Meanwhile, Madhur Bhandarkar is also off to Mohali. 'Off to Mohali to support Team India. My heartily wishes for th men in blue. We will win today :) - Vande Matram,' he tweeted.
Director Anurag Basu had an excited update: 'I'm going to MOHALI...la la la lala la..'
Vivek Oberoi gave a detailed report on Mohali's atmosphere. He tweeted: 'Just landed in mohali----i've never seen so many aircrafts waiting to land on one small airstrip!!! INDIA all the wayyyyyyy!!! The excitement and mania around this match is incredible! Thank god the weather has cleared up---it's a bright and sunny day in Mohali! Cars full of indian fans, wearing blue t-shirts screaming &cheering for india! The energy on the roads is mad!
Dino Morea is also headed to Mohali. 'Am off to Mohali in the morn, can't wait to be amidst the mad energy, and its pouring in Mohali. What strategy now I wonder,' he tweeted.
Salman Khan's missing the match but sister Arpita and brother Arbaaz are already in Mohali. 'Bhai's not coming to the stadium. In Mohali just left for the ground.. So excited. Come on India come on Yuvi !' she wrote.
Image: Preity Zinta
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi
'The tension is unbearable'
Mandira Bedi, who caught up with ex-cricket player, Imran Khan tweeted: 'Imran Khan suggestd sleeping pills for a good nights sleep for the players. What about us.. the poor unsuspectng fans.. lovers of the game?!'
Kunal Kapoor, who also got a chance to interact with the Khan, said. 'Had a chance to hve a chat with the legendary Imran Khan about the Indo Pak rivalry a couple of weeks back.. I told him, its not as crazy as it used to be. And he said, jus wait till the next one, it ll be more intense than ever. He was spot on!! The tension is unbearable!' he posted.
Image: Mandira Bedi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
They said it!
Riya Sen didn't seem to be very happy with stars talking about their presence at the World Cup: 'Only 'WANNABES' would hire publicists to proclaim there whereabouts in the stands duriNg the WORLD CUP ! I mean who cares ?'
Shabana Azmi ridiculed the excitement around the match. 'it is disgusting to posit dis match as a war rather than a sport in which the mantra must b play the game n let d best team win,' she wrote to a fan.
In fact, she has decided not to watch TV. 'I hve buffered myself from d madness by refusing 2 watch TV or read newspapers but we hve a party at home and d energy is infectious. Gd luc' she tweeted.
Image: Riya Sen